Don't-Miss Processor Stories
Microprocessor maker Qualcomm is spending its way out of a stagnating mobile phone industry, offering to buy NXP Semiconductors, a company with a strong position in automotive chips, for over US$37 billion.
While ARM introduced two minuscule processor architectures with new security features on Tuesday, Intel unveiled its Atom E3900 chips with a focus on computer vision and industrial-grade timing.
On Tuesday, ARM will introduce processors that are just a fraction of a millimeter across and incorporate the company’s TrustZone technology.
Intel's hope of recovering a record antitrust fine have improved with a recommendation from a top European Union judge on Thursday that the case be reviewed.
A feature in Intel's Haswell CPUs can be abused to reliably defeat an anti-exploitation technology that exists in all major operating systems, researchers have found.
5G networks will be five times as fast as the quickest LTE technology by using the highest cellular frequencies ever, according to Qualcomm, which provided a glimpse of a next-generation modem on Tuesday.
Connected cameras are among the hardest-working IoT devices. They’re the target of chip and software enhancements that Qualcomm is introducing on Tuesday.
Mobileye is designing a next-generation chip called EyeQ5, which will be the brains for fully autonomous cars by 2020. It has a new MIPS CPU.
Intel has introduced a company-branded commercial drone, the Falcon 8+ in North American markets, with the eventual aim to lead in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) segment, particularly in the commercial space.
At last week's Linaro Connect conference, Linus Torvalds preferred x86 because of the supporting ecosystem and infrastructure, something ARM lacks.
The 1,024-core mega-chip called Epiphany V from small chipmaker Adapteva can outperform the latest gaming and server processors with its new chip
It seems the chip war between Intel and ARM is slowly winding down, at least for the time being.
AMD wants to make it easier for PC users to upgrade to upcoming Zen chips.
The internet of things market is becoming too big to ignore for AMD and Qualcomm. The companies this week announced CPUs and GPUs adapted from PCs and mobile devices for use in IoT devices.
Nvidia's current Pascal GPUs are generating a lot of enthusiasm, but its successor, the Volta GPU architecture, is on its way next year, and there's a lot to be excited about.